Medical Clerical Assistant II - Hollywood Clinic - PT Job (Robinsonville, MS, US) at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


Category
Biotech/R&D/Science
Company
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Location
Robinsonville, MS
Posted
11/20/2018

Summary

The Medical Clerical Assistant II – Certified provides care in a medical clinic under the direction of a provider. The incumbent maintains a clean and safe environment, provides patient care and provides patients with information. Provides mentoring for Medical Clerical Assistant I’s located in the same medical clinic. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

REQUIRED:

High School graduate or equivalent.

Minimum 2 years of experience working in a medical facility as a Medical Assistant or other similar health care experience.

Current certification as a Medical Assistant through one of the following:

American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Health Career Association (NHA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP), National Phlebotomy Continuing Education (NPCE)

Or

Registered as a Medical Assistant (RMA), American Registry of Medical Assistants.

  • Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Transfers are required to have current AHA “Heartsaver” Certification.

PREFERRED:

Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program.

Two years’ experience working in an MLH facility

BLS

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with patients, patient families, nurse practitioners, and physicians in a tactful and professional manner.
  • Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments and skills checklist for Level 2; demonstrates proficiency in all measured areas.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Successful completion of assigned training and development programs for the role within the mandated time frame.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and ability to navigate the EMR software with appropriate documentation. Demonstrated ability to review computer reports following evidenced based guidelines.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in motivational interviewing and teach back method techniques.
  • Ability to act quickly in emergency situations.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Proactively fulfills patient care responsibilities as requested by physician or other clinicians in the clinic.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up exam room, instruments, and other equipment.
  • Fulfills clinical medical assisting responsibilities as required.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.